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Irish-American Flag Football Classic 2010-2014

Results 2010-2014

YearWinning Team Runners-Up 
2010Dublin 8s27Phoenix Park Pirates7
2011Phoenix Park PiratesWDublin 8sL
2012Dublin 8s44Phoenix Park Pirates37
2013Dublin 8s54Phoenix Park Pirates33
2014Dublin 8sWPhoenix Park PiratesL

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Report

The Irish-American Flag Football Classic was held every 4th July, Independence Day, in the Ambassadors Residence, Phoenix Park, Dublin, between the Dublin 8s, representing the American Embassy in Dublin 8, and the Phoenix Park Pirates, represesenting the Ambassadors Residence in Phoenix Park. [1][2][3][4][5]

Dan Rooney, Irish-American owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, coached one of the teams and the game featured top GAA players, with the game being played in front of an invited audience in temporary stands buillt for the purpose.[1][2][3][4][5]

References

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Websites

[5] Irish American Football Association (2014) IAFL Action on Independence Day [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-action-on-independence-day/ [Accessed 24 October 2017]

Media

[1] U.S. Embassy Dublin – You Tube Channel (2010) Irish-American Flag football Classic, Published on Jul 4, 2012 [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMvy_LtiNYE [Accessed 24 October 2017]

[2] U.S. Embassy Dublin – Flickr Account (2011) Photo, Published on Jul 4, 2012 [Internet] Available from: https://www.flickr.com/photos/usembassydub/5925621633# [Accessed 24 October 2017]

[3] U.S. Embassy Dublin – You Tube Channel (2012) Irish-American Flag football Classic, Published on Jul 4, 2012 [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyMdDwvQolc [Accessed 24 October 2017]

[4] U.S. Embassy Dublin – You Tube Channel (2013) 2013 Flag Football Highlights, Published on Jul 12, 2013 [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1YwjtqAZDI [Accessed 24 October 2017]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Joe Grey, Todd Zboyan, Sondra Maher, Rick & Kim Kelley and Tim Leadingham

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 11 April 2019

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